Most homeowners are pretty timely with replacing their HVAC systems before they break down completely. They have them checked on a fairly regular basis, and when they start to show signs of wearing out, they replace them. What many people never do, however, is replace their thermostats often enough. The thermostat is just as important to your climate control as your HVAC system. It is the control center of your heater and air conditioner, without which those systems would be unable to operate. And yet, far too many people continue to use outdated thermostats with their more modern systems. Let’s take a look at the benefits of upgrading your thermostat to a newer model.
The older your thermostat is, the fewer options you have when it comes to climate control. More modern thermostats are not limited to on/off or temperature ranges. Newer thermostats are capable of storing a completely separate set of climate instructions for day, night, and every day of the week. In fact, some thermostats are adaptive. Just a few weeks of using an adaptive thermostat and it will be able to learn your climate control preferences. You won’t even have to adjust it after that, it will work entirely on its own.
Not only do modern thermostats offer more options for climate control settings, but they are also more sensitive as well. The more sensitive a thermostat is, the better able it will be to detect changes in temperature. A thermostat that has a very fine control over your indoor climate reduces energy waste considerably. So upgrading your thermostat actually saves you quite a bit of money.
If you’d like to know more about the benefits of upgrading your thermostat, call Switzerland Air. We serve the entire Freeport, TX area.